Identification of Enterobacteriaceae

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Identification of Enterobacteriaceae
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2013-04-10 05:26:00
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  1. What does the Enterobacteriaceae comprise of?
    A diverse family of Gram-negative rods that inhabit human intestinal tract
  2. Where else can Enterobacteriaceae be found in nature?
    In soil, plants and insects
  3. What are some main characteristics of Enterobacteriaceae?
    • Growth on MacConkey aagar;
    • Facultatively anaerobic;
    • Oxidase(-);
    • most catalase(+);
    • Acid produced ¬†from glucose(w/ or w/o gas);
    • Most reduce NO3 to NO2;
    • Peritrichous flagella if motile
  4. What are Enterics?
    Enterics are bacteria that reside in the intestinal tract(Enterobacteriaceae)
  5. Name the most common Enterobacteriaceae
    Escherichia coli
  6. Which Gram-negative rod bacteria caused food poisoning?
    Salmonella
  7. Which bacteria caused bacillary dysentery?
    Shigella dysenteriae
  8. Which bacteria cause pneumonia of various type?
    Klebsiella
  9. Which bacteria cause urinary tract infections in hospital?
    Serratia
  10. Which bacteria cause urinary tract infection?
    Proteus
  11. Which bacteria cause the plague?
    Yersinia pestis
  12. What is Erwinia?
    A plant pathogen
  13. What does Enterobacter(cloacae aerogenes) cause?
    urinary tract infections

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